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Published on February 17, 2014

Rush Copley Medical Center CME Presents the 11th Annual Women's Heart Symposium – Advances in the Management of Heart Disease

(Aurora, IL)  Health professionals are invited to join Rush Copley for the 11th Annual Women’s Heart Symposium and dialogue with experts on the most current issues related to managing vascular disease in women.  The symposium will be held on Wednesday, March 12, from 8 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. at NIU Naperville.

The symposium is designed for cardiologists, family physicians, internists, obstetricians, gynecologists, residents, fellows, nurses, allied health professionals, medical and nursing students.

Topics and speakers include:

Assessment of CV Risk and Update on Cholesterol Management:

Donald M. Lloyd-Jones, M.D., ScM, Professor of Medicine, Preventive Medicine and Medicine-Cardiology, Chair, Department of Preventive Medicine, Director, Northwestern University Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Hypertension Management: Impact of New Guidelines on Clinical
Kim A. Williams, Sr., M.D., FACC, FAHA, FASNC, Vice President, American College of Cardiology, Professor of Medicine, Chief, Division of Cardiology, Rush University Medical Center

Lifestyle Management: Rasa Kazlauskaite, M.D., MSc, FACE, ABIM, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Preventive Medicine and Internal Medicine, Director, Prevention Center, Rush University Medical Center

Case Presentations: How to Use the New Guidelines: Lynne Braun, PhD, CNP, FAHA, Preventive Cardiology Center and Heart Center for Women, Professor of Adult Health Nursing, Rush College of Nursing

Recent Advances in Technologies to Manage Cardiovascular Disease:
Clifford J. Kavinsky, M.D., Ph.D., Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics, Associate Director, Center for Congenital and Structural Heart Disease, Rush University Medical Center

Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery: Jaishankar Raman, M.D., Ph.D., Professor of Medicine, Division of Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery, Rush University Medical Center


Registration fee includes continental breakfast, lunch, breaks and course materials. Please specify dietary needs or other special needs at time of registration.

Physicians $110
Healthcare Employees $50
Medical/Nursing Students $35
Registration is required. Register at 866-4COPLEY (1-866-426-7539), or by contacting Susan Simmons at 630-499-2324 or


For more information, contact:

Courtney Satlak
Director of Marketing

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